Are deer management targets achievable without thermals?

This article originally appeared on our sister publication, Gun Trade News In his first column for GTN, Dr Al Gabriel, BASC council member, molecular biologist at Newcastle University and keen deer stalker, wonders whether thermals are really a good thing,

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BREAKING: IWA OutdoorClassics 2021 cancelled

The 2021 edition of the biggest European shooting, hunting and country lifestyle trade show of the year, IWA, has been cancelled. For the second time since March, IWA has been left with no choice but to cancel their 2021 show

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Will O’Meara takes on a big challenge

Regular rifle competitor Will O’Meara has struggled with the lack of shooting opportunities in 2020 – now he is attempting one of the toughest challenges of all. With all the lockdown restrictions in place, I didn’t get to compete in

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New research confirms major socio-economic importance of grouse shooting

A groundbreaking new study has highlighted that grouse shooting delivers significant socio-economic benefits, affirming its place as a much-valued upland land use. Commissioned by the Scottish Government, the research shows that grouse shooting sustains many jobs and delivers high levels of

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Why We Shoot: Future’s new pro-shooting campaign

Why We Shoot is a new collaborative campaign between all the print and digital brands within the newly expanded Future fieldsports portfolio. Why We Shoot aims to raise awareness of the positive ripple effect and numerous benefits of shooting. Our

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Foxing w/ Mark Ripley

With the same pesky fox causing chaos on Mark Ripley’s shooting ground, he is determined to overcome his arch foxing nemesis. Credit: James Warwick / Image Bank / Getty Images A voicemail from a farmer first thing in the morning

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New shooting ground w/ Chris Dalton

Keen to get on with the hind cull, Chris Dalton heads out onto new shooting ground with the help of his step-daughter, Jen. This month, we are really working hard on the female cull. I like to get straight onto

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Sako Model 85 .223 review with Mike Powell

Having grown fond of foxing with the Sako Model 85 .223, Mike Powell gets to grip with the updated XS Varmint version in .204 Ruger Many years ago, I owned a Sako Model 85 in .223 calibre that served me

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Weatherby Vanguard Review

Weatherby as a company is best known for producing some of the most powerful hunting cartridges in the world, chambered, of course, in its famous Weatherby Mk V rifles.

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How to build your own high seat

Mark Ripley gets crafty and shows you how to build a high seat of your own Shooting from a high seat not only gives you a better view out of the usual line of sight of your quarry, it also

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